Family Medicine Spokane

Spokane, Washington

FAMILY MEDICINE SPOKANE
RURAL TRAINING TRACK
Colville, Washington

FAMILY MEDICINE SPOKANE
Obstetrical Fellowship
Sports Medicine fellowship

Since the program's inception in 1972, the primary focus of Providence Family Medicine Residency Spokane has been to educate and train quality, compassionate family physicians to practice upon graduation in the underserved, rural and urban areas of the Pacific and Intermountain West.

This community-based program is a fully accredited Family Medicine residency program located in Spokane, Washington on the Eastern side of Washington State. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Residency Review Committee for Family Practice last reviewed the program in January of 2013. This program is Affiliated with the University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and is sponsored by Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center where the majority of hospital-based rotations are conducted. In addition, rotations are completed at Deaconess Medical Center, Valley Hospital and Medical Center, & VA Medical Center.

Providence Family Medicine Residency Spokane accepts seven residents per year through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). In addition to the 21 residents in Providence Family Medicine Residency Spokane, we currently have 3 residents in Providence Family Medicine Residency Spokane Rural Training Track. The RTT residents complete their first year in Spokane and the last 2 years in Colville, Washington.

FAMILY MEDICINE SPOKANE CURRICULUM 2013-2014
1st Year
Obstetrics (DMC/SHMC)
Obstetrics (DMC/SHMC)
Inpatient Pediatrics (SHMC)
Inpatient Pediatrics (SHMC)
Gynecology
FMS Hospital Service
FMS Hospital Service
SHMC House Staff Service
Intro To Family Medicine
Surgery (SHMC/DMC)
Intensive Care Unit (SHMC)
Emergency Medicine (SHMC)
ENT/Dermatology
2nd Year
Obstetrics (DMC/SHMC)
Obstetrics (DMC/SHMC)*
Inpatient Pediatrics (SHMC)
FMS Hospital Service (D/SHMC)
Rural Clerkship (Colville/Goldendale)
Family Medicine I
Family Medicine II
FMS Hospital Service (D/SHMC)
Surgery (SHMC/DMC)
Cardiology
Orthopedics / Sports Medicine
Emergency Medicine (DMC)
Elective
3rd Year
Obstetrics (DMC/SHMC)
Obstetrics (DMC/SHMC)*
Outpatient Pediatrics
FMS Hospital Service (D/SHMC)
Rural Clerkship
(Choice of site)
Family Medicine I
Family Medicine II
FMS Hospital Service (D/SHMC)
Orthopedics/Sports Medicine
Medicine Subspecialty
Elective
Elective
Fam Med/Urology/Ophtho

*One R2 and/or R3 Obstetrics rotation may be replaced with an Elective with approval

Spokane Family Medicine Center
The Family Medicine Center is located in an area of Spokane predominated by health care facilities. It is within walking distance of both Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Deaconess Medical Center. This ambulatory care center provides 26 exam rooms, 2 procedure rooms, a minor surgery room, a geriatric and counseling interview room, lab, business and administrative offices. Conference rooms are located within the facility and accommodate both large and small groups with teleconferencing capabilities. Residents work in a team in the family practice center consisting of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year residents, faculty, a primary nurse, and a receptionist. Each team has a panel of patients to facilitate continuity of care. In an urgent situation, patients may be scheduled with a member of another team. The clinic averages 2,271 outpatient visits, 300 inpatient visits, and 50 outpatient procedures per month.

RURAL TRAINING TRACK - COLVILLE CURRICULUM 2013-2014
1st Year in Spokane
Obstetrics (DMC)
Obstetrics (DMC)
Obstetrics (DMC)
FMS Hospital Service
Inpatient Pediatrics(SHMC)
Inpatient Pediatrics(SHMC)
Intro To Family Medicine
Outpatient Pediatrics
Intensive Care Unit(SHMC)
Emergency Medicine(SHMC)
GYN
Dermatology / ENT
SHMC House Staff Service
2nd Year in Colville
Obstetrics(DMC)
Obstetrics(DMC)
ER (MCH)
Family Medicine
Family Medicine
Family Medicine
Community Med
Surgery
Ortho/Sports Med
Cardiology
Pulmonary Med
Gastroenterology
Elective
3rd Year in Colville
Obstetrics(DMC)
Geriatrics
Family Medicine
Family Medicine
Ophtho/Urology
Internal Medicine
Elective
Surgery
Ortho/Sports Med
Cardiology
Pulmonary Med
Gastroenterology
Elective

Colville Clinic-NorthEast WA Medical Group
Providence NorthEast Washington Medical Group is a multi-specialty group practice, providing inpatient and outpatient medical care to the entire Colville valley, and parts of three counties in rural northeastern Washington, We serve a patient population of about 38,000, based in a town of about 5,000. Our faculty includes 11 family practitioners; five internal medicine physicians (including a board certified gastroenterologist, non-invasive cardiologist and pulmonologist) as well as radiology, surgery, urology and podiatry providers. There is full time orthopedics, as well as a number of visiting specialists including cardiology, dermatology, oncology and nephrology. We also employ several midlevels.

Curriculum
The curriculum is designed (thirteen 4-week block rotations per year) around a problem oriented approach to enhance the medical, obstetrical, and surgical skills which prepare family physicians to practice competently and comfortably in an urban or rural setting. The Behavioral Science, Ethics, Practice Management, and Procedural Curriculum is also taught longitudinally throughout the three years through orientation, didactics, workshops, conferences, specialty clinics, and the ambulatory care clinic.

Faculty
Led by Gary R. Newkirk, MD, Program Director, Family Medicine Spokane's faculty is comprised of 6 full-time and 3 part-time Board Certified Family Physicians, a Pharm D., Behavioral Scientist, and two Physician Assistants. Community Family Physicians precept regularly in the family practice center. Family Medicine Spokane continues to enjoy an outstanding level of support from our geographic, medical, and economic communities.

Further requests for information about the residency, the community, and the application process should be directed to:

FAMILY MEDICINE SPOKANE
FAMILY PRACTICE RESIDENCY

Fifth & Brown Medical Center
104 W. 5th Ave., Ste. 200
W. Spokane, WA 99204-2439
Phone: (509) 624-2313
Email: info@fammedspokane.org
web: www.phc.org/fmr